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NCBA President Testifies on the Farm Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Today, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Tracy Brunner testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. Brunner, ... Read More

Waldron Earns Big Ten Honor

Lincoln – After being named Big Ten Co-Pitcher and Big Ten Freshman of the Week last week, Nebraska freshman Matt Waldron was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Tuesday morning. It’s the first time a Husker has earned consecutive Big Ten Fresh... Read More

Study: Corn Exports Add $74.7 Billion To US Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Exports of U.S. corn and corn products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output in 2014, with sales of all U.S. feed grain products contributing $82 billion, according to a new analysis conducted by Informa Econ... Read More

Family a big reason Siske is headed to Norfolk(With Audio)

For nine years Tony Siske has molded the Scottsbluff boys' basketball program into a model of consistency.  There have been six straight district championships and trips to state, tied with Omaha Central for the longest current streak in Nebraska, a... Read More

Gering council approves rezoning, conditional use permit on Unzicker property

The Gering city council Monday evening approved rezoning and a conditional use permit that will allow a Gering woman to more forward with the planned purchase of a property at the northwest corner of Five Rocks Road and M Street. Ashley Lara expla... Read More

(AUDIO) NE Farm Bureau Board Discusses Policies in DC

Nebraska Farm Bureau Board members are in DC this week promoting Nebraska agriculture. The group returns on Wednesday, May 25. The annual board trip usual takes place in March had been moved to May. NE Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says, “It'... Read More

Severe weather strong possiblity for the region today

Meteorologist Don Day says the panhandle, southeast Wyoming, and northern Colorado are in an area for enhanced severe weather today. Day says the upslope conditions, warm weather, and moisture on the ground and in the air are creating a good chanc... Read More

Monsanto to reject Bayer bid, seek higher price - sources

Monsanto Co (MON.N) will reject Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) $62 billion acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. While Monsanto sees industrial logic in a combination with Bayer and believes a deal wo... Read More

Farm Labor, Costs on the Northern Plains

In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 34,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 10-16, 2016, down 3% from the April 2015 reference week, accordi... Read More

Two Drivers Hospitalized Following Tuesday Morning Accident

A car crash that ended at the foundation of a Scottsbluff home sends two drivers to the hospital. Shortly after 8:30 a.m., an accident took place at the intersection of 12th Avenue and East 10th Street. A silver Toyota Camry driven by a 15-year-o... Read More

WNCC's Velazquez fulfilling a dream

Western Nebraska Community College freshman soccer player Bryant Velazquez has the opportunity to fulfill his dream of playing international soccer after being selected to play for the Puerto Rico Men’s National Team in its summer training camp and... Read More